> > I know at least I was sniffing around the forums around MAME 0.35b1 and wasn't
> You missed the mame + roms on a floppy era & no zip file support.
> The neogeo driver was an interesting time as rom distribution was sketchy.
> Downloading those huge files over a modem from a site on the other side of the world
> giving you 100 bytes per second as long you hit it with ping -t.
Hah, I *never* experienced downloading ROMs over 56k modem. At university, the university shared an OC-3 (or something like that) and had just joined "Internet2". At home, parents were early adopters of cable modem. I was blessed.
PS. change your username